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This document contains the latest information about the protocols, preventative measures and changes adopted in Norway in response to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

Sunvil has offered holidays here since 2008. Norway inspires images of dramatic, rugged mountains, fjords, picturesque villages and a landscape that is second to none. In one of Europe’s most sparsely inhabited countries, these elements are reality. Norway inspires images of dramatic, rugged mountains, fjords, picturesque villages and a landscape that is second to none. In one of Europe’s most sparsely inhabited countries, these elements are reality. Stretching from the North Sea coastline to the borders of Finland and Russia, this delightful country is largely unexplored by UK visitors. Travel off the beaten tourist track and you will discover a country rich in history, charming small towns and friendly locals.

Since lockdown was announced, and before, we have been closely monitoring government guidance, regional policies and have maintained a continuous dialogue with our colleagues in Norway. Below we have highlighted the facts and guidelines. It is important to note that guidelines are being updated daily and you should contact us should you have any specific questions or concerns.

This document was updated on Tuesday 25 January.

Testing Guidance

If you have received both vaccinations (more than 14 days prior to departure):

  • Passenger Locator Form: All travellers must register for entry within 72 hours of departure. The registration form can be found here. Proof of the completed entry form is required alongside evidence of your vaccination status (see below).
  • Test on arrival in Norway: All travellers are required to undertake a lateral flow (antigen) test on arrival at the Norwegian border. This test is available free of charge. In the rare instance that a testing facility is not available at your arrival airport, the test must be undertaken within 24 hours of arrival at a designated centre.
  • A completed UK Passenger Locator Form (PLF).
  • Testing on return to the UK: A Day 0-2 lateral flow (antigen) test. This must be ordered before your return to the UK and evidence of this purchase must be added to the UK Passenger Locator Form.Please Note that this test will not be applicable for arrivals into the UK after 4am  11th Febuary.

Evidence for passengers in receipt of both vaccinations (one of the following):

  • The NHS App: This application is valid on smart phones and tablets and requires ALL passengers to register for their own account. The account is connected to your NHS number, date of birth and postcode. The application will display your Covid-19 vaccine record.
  • An official certificate from the NHS: This certificate can be obtained by calling “119” from any UK landline or mobile (or by dialling "111" if resident in Wales). This request takes c.5-7 days to receive.
  • You should check that your name on your passport matches how it is displayed on your NHS Covid App/certificate (Pass). If the names are different, contact your GP practice to have your details updated. Middle names are not required on the App/certificate.
  • We recommend that you travel with printed proof of your vaccination status. A printed copy of your vaccination status (as obtained by the NHS App) must be dated after 01 November.

If you have received both vaccinations (more than 14 days prior to departure):

  • Travellers not in receipt of both vaccinations are not permitted to travel Norway unless meeting certain criteria and a period of quarantine applicable. As such, Sunvil is not promoting leisure travel to the country in this instance.

Children aged 5-17yrs:

  • Passenger Locator Form - required for 16-17yrs: Travellers must register for entry within 72 hours of departure. The registration form can be found here
  • Test on arrival in Norway - aged 12-17yrs: A lateral flow (antigen) test on arrival at the Norwegian border. This test is available free of charge. In the rare instance that a testing facility is not available at your arrival airport, the test must be undertaken within 24 hours of arrival at a designated centre.
  • A completed UK Passenger Locator Form (PLF).
  • Testing on return to the UK: A Day 0-2 lateral flow (antigen) test. This must be ordered before your return to the UK and evidence of this purchase must be added to the UK Passenger Locator Form. Please Note that this test will not be applicable for arrivals into the UK after 4am  11th Febuary.

 

Local guidance

  • It is recommended to observe social distancing of 1m
  • Reduce use of public transportation, where possible
  • The sale of alcohol in public indoor and outdoor venues (pubs, restaurants and clubs will be prohibited)
  • There is a requirement for the use of facemasks in indoor public spaces

 

 

Pre-departure team

Should you have any questions concerning your booked trip, please contact our Pre-departure team who will only be too happy to answer any questions. Contact them on - 020 8568 4499 and press Option 4. Alternatively email us at predep@sunvil.co.uk.

General advice

Each municipality in Norway has adopted its own restrictions and recommendations to mitigate the spread of the Coronavirus. Details can be found on the Helsenorge website.

Sunvil's support

Sunvil’s destination specialists have toured Norway and know the country inside out. The team consisting of Rosanna, Yasmin, Cristiana, Alison and Bekki, are supported in-country by our local agent. We operate a 24-hour emergency telephone number and are also on hand to answer any questions you may have.

Other useful links

Alesund, Norway Alesund, Norway
Lofoten Islands, Norway Lofoten Islands, Norway
Hardangerfjord, Norway Hardangerfjord, Norway
Svalbard, Norway Svalbard, Norway
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